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Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB

Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
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Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB review: specs and price

Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB

Why is Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB better than the average?

  • RAM
    8GBvs7.63GB
  • Internal storage
    750GBvs530.85GB
  • CPU threads
    8vs5.32
  • USB 3.0 ports
    2vs1.89
  • CPU speed
    4 x 2.3GHzvs5.91GHz
  • Maximum memory size
    16GBvs14.17GB
  • Screen size
    15.6"vs14.59"
  • RJ45 ports
    1vs0.68

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Design

1.weight

2.52kg

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249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB

The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.

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3.thickness

31.9mm

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4.height

251mm

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17mm

5.volume

3026.61cm³

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1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB

You can detach the keyboard of your device and use the screen as a tablet. Detaching the keyboard makes the device lighter and gives you the possibility to switch easily between laptop-mode and tablet-mode. The keyboard is included when buying the device.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

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Display

1.pixel density

100ppi

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2.resolution

1366 x 768px

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3840 x 2160px

3.screen size

15.6"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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4.has an LED-backlit display
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

5.has a anti-reflection coating
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

For example

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i5-8350U 1.7GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

6.has a touch screen
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

For example

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 13.5" Intel Core-i7 8650U 1.9GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

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Performance

1.RAM

8GB

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2.RAM speed

1600MHz

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

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2800MHz

3.Uses flash storage
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB

Flash-based storage devices such as SSDs have no mechanical components. Due to this they are typically faster, run silently, and are more shock resistant than traditional HDDs.

For example

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4.CPU threads

8

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

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12

5.internal storage

750GB

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6.CPU speed

4 x 2.3GHz

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Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

2

More USB 3.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 3.0. USB 3.0 is an improved version of USB 2.0 which offers faster transfer rates.

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6

2.Has WiFi
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.HDMI ports

1

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

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4.Has USB Type-C
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

For example

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5.RJ45 ports

1

RJ-45 ports are used for LAN (Local Area Network) connections. With more ports you can achieve increased bandwidth across a LAN, or connect to multiple networks. It also has the added benefit of not losing connection to the network if one fails.

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6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

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Battery

1. longer battery life

4h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

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22h

2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB

The MagSafe power adapter uses a power connector that is attached magnetically. When pulled or tugged, the connector will come out of the socket safely.

For example

Apple MacBook Air (2018) 13.3" Intel Core i5 1.8GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

3.battery power

4700mAh

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4.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB

Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.

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Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.has a front camera
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

3.has GPS
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

For example

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4.number of microphones

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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4

5.has stereo speakers
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

6.Has an optical disc drive
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB

An optical disc drive (ODD) allows you to use CDs and DVDs for reading and/or writing data.

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Miscellaneous

1.DirectX version

11 (Intel Core i7-3610QM)

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

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12

2.PassMark result (overclocked)

8087 (Intel Core i7-3610QM)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU when it is overclocked.

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8624

3.PCI Express (PCIe) version

3 (Intel Core i7-3610QM)

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.

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3

4.performance per watt

202 (Intel Core i7-3610QM)

This means the CPU is more efficient, giving a greater amount of performance for each watt of power used.

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553.3

5.Has Intel Quick Sync Video
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB

This allows very fast video transcoding times, for example when ripping a DVD or Blu-ray to your computer.

6.Cinebench 10 result

17275 (Intel Core i7-3610QM)

This benchmark measures the performance of the CPU using multiple threads.

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19274

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